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this is "nightline." >> tonight, donald trump on the attack. his offensive language about hillary clinton. >> and she got [ bleep ]. she lost. >> and his pattern of demeaning comments against women. the backlash among his choice of words. will he take the heat? plus, what do you get when you combine power suits and power tools? the property brothers. tonight, how the masters of buying and selling turned this into this. wise cracking their way to a deal. and this surging swimming sensation is making waves at only 15 years old. this olympic hopeful is being
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thanks for joining us. it's a war of words between the two front-runners in the race for the white house. but donald trump's off color comments about hillary clinton, tonight sparking another chor rouse of accusations the billionaire mogul's rhetoric is demeaning to women. did trump cross the line or is he still the teflon don? >> i know where she went. it's disgusting. i don't want to talk about it. no, it's too disgusting. >> reporter: at an arousing trump. the target this time, hillary back from the bathroom at saturday's debate. >> sorry. >> it's disgusting. i don't want to talk about it. >> reporter: but he soon veered from toilet humor to a lewd sex act to describe clinton losing the nomination in 2008 to then senator obama. >> she was favored to win and she got [ bleep ]. she lost. she lost. >> reporter: the word trump use
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it's a yiddish term which as a now means male genitalia. as verb it means sexually degrading about ct. hillary clinton's campaigning tweeting, we are not responding to trump but everyone who understands the humiliation this degrading language inflict onyx all women should. #i'mwithher. late today at town hall clinton simply said this -- >> we shouldn't let anybody bully his way into the presidency. because that is not who we are as americans. >> you've called women you don't like fat pigs. >> reporter: it's far from the first time trump has insulted women in no holds bar campaign. >> only rosie o'donnell. >> reporter: there was this heated exchange at a republican debate with fox news' megyn kelly. >> honestly, if you don't like it, i'm sorry. >> reporter: trump later insulted killy on cnn with some comments they felt aimed as menstruation. >> she started asking me all
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you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever. but she was, in my opinion, she was off base. >> reporter: and then there's time he maligned fiorina on the basis of her looks in a rolling stone interview saying, look at that face. would anyone vote for that? can you imagine that, the face of our next president? >> she got [ bleep ]. she lost. >> reporter: but it's that derogatory word at last night's rally making headlines today. so we sat down with three women with different backgrounds to gauge the reaction. >> it's the mark of a man who i whatsoever. >> reporter: donna brazile is national committee. >> women, regardless of your party affiliation, we need to speak up. >> reporter: erica suitor blog on a site read by millions of young moms. >> all of those things are some things that parents would never want their children to say so we
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about, is this a role model for our kids? we have to worry about this throughout the candidacy? >> reporter: and paula johnson is the co-chair for the women's coalition for trump up in new hampshire. >> i don't think he's insulting to women. i think there's a lot of women out there that are very insulting to other women and to men out there. >> but that doesn't necessarily excuse using comments that are vulgar or insulting. >> i listened to the way people talk to people now in this country, and there is no respect for anybody in this country anymore. i don't think what mr. trump was saying was vulgar at all. >> reporter: meanwhile, trump's fellow republicans didn't exactly rally behind him. >> i'm going to let donald trump speak for himself. i'm going to speak for myself. >> reporter: jeb bush in new hampshire today trying to brush off the remarks taking issue instead with clinton. >> she's great at being the victim. you know, this little enhancer
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this is what -- this is what she loves doing. trump is not going to be president because he says these things. it turns people off. i mean, for crying out loud, we're two days before christmas. lighten up, man. >> reporter: this morning in a boston herald radio interview carly fiorina would not respond directly to trump's comments but says she, too, have felt the sting of men lashing out at powerful women. >> i have been called several "b" words. i was introduced by my boss as our token bimbo. we cannot have candidates who insult women beat hillary clinton. >> reporter: standing by his words, trump tonight tweeting that what he said was not vulgar and that it meant beaten badly, adding that it was an often used word in politics. >> i think the republican party will have to take this on at some point. they're caught between a rock and a hard place. they want donald trump's vigor but they don't want his vulgarity. >> reporter: and questions now
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comment might impact his run for the nomination. the latest national poll shows trump maintaining his lead with 28% of gop voters. but six out of every ten women voters polled said they would be embarrassed to have donald trump as their commander in chief. some pem like paula johnson pointed to female executives in trump's ranks. >> would you honestly say that you're proud of his comments towards women? >> i don't think he's degrading to women at all. not at all. if i thought he was, i would not be on his campaign. >> reporter: and she's not the only woman in trump's life defending his treatment of women. his wife explaining his streng of comments to barbara walters. >> you know your husband has come under fire here and there for making disparaging remark about women. does this bother you? >> it doesn't bother me. he treats everybody the same. he talks about men as well. not about women only. maybe they go into a little bit more detail when they say something about women.
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women who are not challenging him for the nomination but there's nothing in his record, his record is a presidential candidate that leads me to believe that he respects women. >> reporter: trump of course believes that women are better off with him as commander in chief. >> you have sometimes offended women, latinos, veterans. how can you unify the country when you make these divisive statements? >> women respect me, they like me, they know i'm going to take them. >> reporter: most recently clinton has been challenging trump saying antimuslim statements have been fueling isis recruitment. >> they are going to people showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims in jihadists. >> reporter: but trump's firing back. night. >> she's terrible. donald trump is on video and
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it turned out to be a lie. >> how is it going? >> reporter: in an interview with my colleague for this week trump stood firm saying there's no evidence. >> the argument she's making beyond the video is that your words are being broadcast throughout the arab world and you know, why -- is there any doubt that isis would use what you're saying about muslims? >> but there is no argument beyond the video. they are using lots of things i imagine to recruit but they didn't use me on a video. >> reporter: today the former secretary of state doubling down and slamming trump again for what she says is dangerous rhetoric being reaired on arabic television. >> if you go on arabic television as we have and you look at what is being blasted out, it is playing into the hands of the violent jihadists. >> reporter: all of this just may be the last headline from trump heading into the christmas holiday. but he will be back on the trail come monday.
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left until the iowa caucuses where perhaps his fate among the be decided. >> donald trump is playing the game that he understands very well, which is to entertain and to insult and to treat this like and it's not. it's the presidency of the united states. up next, how twin brothers who couldn't be more different teamed up to become massive reality stars. can they boost your home's resale value? and later, high hopes for the swimmer making waves in his lane. ha ked for thirty years and by taking chantix, i was able to quit in three months. and that was amazing. along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. it absolutely reduced my urge to smoke. some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. some had seizures while taking chantix. if you have any of these,
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they're twin brothers and they hit people magazine's list of is sexiest men alive. and together they can dramatically boost your home's resale value. they are the propertyrothers and they're the stars of no fewer than four hit reality shows. once again, abc's rebecca jarvis goes on the job with them. >> that was pretty good. >> reporter: you might wonder why am i taking a sledgehammer to these old garage doors. i see why this is fun. and why are these two strapping young gentlemen cheering me on. they are jonathan andrew scott. >> i help them realize a fixer upper could be their home. >> reporter: the property brothers, stars of some of hgtv's most popular shows. >> how is that division of labor? >> it's simple. brain, braun.
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part of this beautiful home so they the fix it up for television. today's challenge, help homeowners chris and beth, max out the value of this three bedroom, 2 1/2 bath colonial which they bought in 2006 for $515,000. so far they've put $75,000 of their own money into renovations. now, they're looking to move and they've called in the experts. >> why work with them? >> well, they've got a great reputation. >> they've got great design ideas. things that we would never be able to come up with. >> eric and misty are living through a dyi disaster. >> reporter:. it's one of a dozen homes the brothers are renovating here in westchester, new york, for their hit tv show" buying and selling." >> it's all about helping people do a mind reno and sell it quick for a top dollar and move on. >> reporter: first real estate expert drew assesses the properties.
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as is for $575,000. a lot less than what chris and beth are hoping for. can contractor designer jonathan's upgrades get them the price they want? so what do you need to do to this house? >> oh, boy. >> what don't we need to do to this house? >> we're basically doing a light makeover on the entire house. that's going to involve, oh, my goodness, ripping open wall, it's going to involve, you know, cabinets and tile and all kinds of stuff. >> reporter: well, jonathan gets down to demo work -- >> that's all your property. >> reporter: -- drew takes the couple on a parade of homes. >> this is just a bonus area but it would be a great big dining room. >> oh, oh. i really like that. >> red, blue, purple, and green lights up here flashing. you can dance in the mirror. >> friday night dancing. >> there you go. '70s. >> reporter: jonathan swings the power tools, drew sports the power suits. >> jonathan likes to get dirty. he likes to sweat.
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>> 350 suits? >> i have about 180 shoes. i probably have close to 1,000 ties. >> i have four pairs of boots. and maybe three plaid shirts. >> he brings a shopping cart over to my house and goes through the closet area. >> best thing in the world. that's why you have a twin brother, so you can steal all of his stuff. >> so excited. >> reporter: a winning combo with the do it yourself crowd. >> drew, what's up? >> oh! >> i'll come in nice and close. >> reporter: with fans across the globe. >> hi. >> is that weird when the two of you go out and you're swarmed? no matter where you are. >> it's not weird. i appreciate that -- i love the fact that fans love our show and if they're showing their appreciation, that doesn't bother me at all. >> are you dating? >> you're married. oh, oh, is she flirting with us right now? >> i'm dating.
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>> next season of brother versus brother instead of us each buy ags house, brother versus brother, finding jonathan a date. whoever gets him the best date wins. >> reporter: call it brotherly love or sibling rivalry. >> we are in this together. amano. >> drew is the most competitive man alive. it doesn't matter if you're just running to the car to get to the car or, you know, opening a beer first. he's got to win everything. he's got to -- >> he was here first for the interview. that's true. ten minutes ahead of you. >> he took outside so long to get ready. >> reporter: it's not just good looks and cheerful banter that have made these twins so wildly popular. it's their eye-catching property makeovers. >> when you do a renovation or a makeover, when you walk into the house, buyers should instantly know that you have renovated. my favorite design is what i call rustically modern.
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and updated but pop in a few decor pieces rustic. >> reporter: you don't have to be a property brother to up your own home's appeal. >> declusterize. it does make a difference. >> some of the houses we go through people would get thousands more for the home if they just cleaned it. >> i see one person working over there. >> reporter: which brings us back to those dilapidated garage doors, with construction in full swing going after that door with out my might. >> ah! >> so close. >> reporter: thanks to a little help with my new friends. >> look at that. you're crazy. >> reporter: and thanks to those renovations. chris and beth could fetch an estimated $625,000 when they sell their home. a cool $50,000 increase. exactly what they wanted because of these two. and maybe in small bart because of this honorary property sibling. >> you've officially been
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those record-setting junior national swims raising the big question, will we see reece whitley on the u.s. olympic team? here's abc's lindsey davis. >> no one is going to catch lane number five, reece whitley. >> reporter: he's a 6'8" swimming sensation, seen here powering so victory at 66 national championships. at just 15 years old reece whitley is being called the next michael phelps, recently named "sports illustrated" kids, sportskid of the year. whitley attributes his success now to his failure at summer camp when he was just 7. >> i failed. water test, the first time i did it. i told my mom that night and she enrolled me in lesson the next week and this is what happened. >> reporter: what happened is whitley now holds five national age group records. he's on the junior world championship team and has fast enough times to have already qualified for the 2016 olympic
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>> take your mark, go. >> reporter: but just as much as hess breaking records, he's also breaking barriers. >> i'm going to need to play a key role in kind of integrating swimming and inner city communities a lot more. >> reporter: 16 punishing hours of training a week, before and after school, and on weekends. in the hopes of earning a spot on the u.s. olympic swim team. >> go! >> is this a unique experience, an opportunity for you to be able to coach reece? >> yeah. absolutely. i haven't had swimmers at his level and especially at his level at age 15. >> when you hear that people kind of compare you with the best, the most elite of swimmers, how do you take that? >> you know, it means a lot, but at the end of the day you can't really get caught up in that stuff because it throws your
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>> reporter: he is as humble as he is a hulking figure and kind enough to give an olympic hopeless like me enough of a head start to experience the thrill of victory that's now old hat for him. >> who won? >> i think so lindsay got it. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm lindsey davis, in new york. >> i'm rooting for both sides. thanks for watching. tune in to gma to morning. as always, we're online at good night, america.
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